Nov 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
congressman ron barber. he won a special election to fill her seat after she stepped down. >> i turned to mr. loughner and said i hold no hatred for you, but i am very, very angry and sick at heart about what you did and the hurt you have imposed on all of us. i told him that he must now live with this burden, and will never see the outside of a prison again. >> loughner was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. >>> a prominent texas attorney, facing charges of laundering more than $600 million for a mexican drug cartel. he is a former board member for the el paso symphony orchestra. what do we know about this del gado person? >> as you said, he was very active in his community, donated money, also started his own scholarship fund for the advancement of latino students who want to major in public policy and administration. and now, you know, we hear that there is another side. we hear he is a really nice guy. but perhaps the allegations are that he has laundered $600 million for a drug cartel. >> well, his lawyer, obviously, says he is innocent.
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of his republican opponent. democrat incumbent ron barber says he believes he has the votes to win with absentee and provisional ballots still uncounted. >>> and in california long time republican congressman mary bono mack just conceded late last night losing her seat to her democratic challenger. >>> in his first post election weekly address, president obama emphasized his plan to extend middle class tax cuts and reduce the deficit. his measured tone today different from an emotional moment that came on the heels of an exhaustive campaign. here's the president thanking his campaign workers. >> because of you guys [ inaudible ] that what i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of you. and what you just did -- [ cheers and applause ] >> joining me now, associate editor of the "washington post" and author of "barack obama the story." david, welcome. thanks for joining me. >> great to be with you, alex. >> i want to first up get your reaction to that tape that we just played of the president tearing up there. is that unexpected given the man that you know f